Grateful Dead Live at Cumberland County Civic Center on 1985-03-31
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|The Music Never Stopped|
|Beat It On Down The Line|
|Dupree's Diamond Blues|
|It's All Over Now>|
|Don't Ease Me In|
|Samson & Delilah|
|I Need A Miracle>|
|Playin' in the Band>|
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- 2004-09-10 12:57:59
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- Portland, ME
- Taped by
- Oade Brothers
- Transferred by
- Doug Oade - Darren Sacks
Subject: Tasty Space
Subject: My 27th Birthday
What I remember most was how everybody was totally surprised and amazed by "Day Tripper". Also the legendary beautiful Deadhead women, who were all over the place, and, after the show some poor kid who was lying on the floor being worked on by paramedics. He was naked. I wonder just how that happens.
No rating because I haven't actually listened to the recording yet. It's downloading right now.
Subject: good stuff
Subject: Good old Grateful Dead
Subject: first show
Subject: Snowed in w/ Brent
This show reminds me or a true story:
Our 1st time in Portland Maine, we arrived the night before and checked into the Sonesta Hotel. The next morning we were thrown-out and the manager said he would call every hotel in the city and tell them to deny us a room.
No problem. I had a back-up reservation at the Sheraton Towers where the band was staying.
We checked-in, rode down the elevator before soundcheck with Billy, saw Bob out front and headed back into Portland.
Inside we found a Nakamichi patch for our group's D6 and then headed to the back of the floor.Just before "Music" started playing things started turning plaid. The "Candyman" and "Loser" sent chills thru me.
The energy level inside this small arena was so high it was scary. So much in fact that my friend "Jack Straw" was getting a bit too high. So during intermission I walked him to some upper level seats behind Brent to chill out.
The "Aiko/Samson" was a barn-burner. The He's Gone was very upbeat which then went into "I Need a Mirrorful" which was a bomb-dropping thumper.
Then Jerry went into "China Doll" which sounded like nobody but Jerry wanted to play this. Talk about a buzz-kill! Then it was just Jerry and drumz for a jam.
Anywho, the party was back on again when they cranked-up "The Wheel". Then the April Fool's jokes: Back-wards "Playing In The Band" into "Day Tripper". My friend Jack was back to normal. What a mind-blower.
After the "U.S. Blues" we exited the venue and went straight back to the Sheraton because it had started snowing, heavy.
Things were unusually quiet in the lobby area. We repaired up to our room and started listening to the show and playing acoustics.
Around 2am the phone rings. It was a person with a California accent who was looking for someone who had previously occupied our room. He sounded like he was looking for some people who were up. We were up so Tully invited him down for a visit. He accepted.
My friend "Tully" hung up the phone and said "I think Brents on his way down". A few seconds later Brent was in our room, drinking Bud cans (which he loved) and telling us the funniest stories of how he would beg Phil to sing.
He also said that he and his wife were expecting a baby soon and he gave her a call on our phone.
At one point during the 2 hours I told him that I thought the show was historic except for the "China Doll" which I thought it was the worst one I ever heard. He agreed and called it weak. He said "I don't know why Jerry played that".
After he left we were all in disbelief. Did this whole day really happen to us? Was "Playin" backwards, did Bobby sing prick teaser or big teaser. Were we mass hallucinating?
Thank you Sonesta Hotel for kicking us out. You made our trip unforgetable.
Subject: mind blowing show
candy man- really good
cc rider- awsome nice slide work
beat it on down the line- really good
its all over now- really good
dont ease me in- not that great
aiko aiko- awsome
samson- awsome phil bombs
hes gone- awsome
china doll- awsome
drums- mind blowing
space- mind blowing
the wheel- awsome
playing in the band- awsome
day tripper- nuts really awsome
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